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Updated: Revelstoke Chamber announces 2013 Business Excellence Award nominees

The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for the 2013 Business Excellence Awards.

The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce has announced the nominees for the 2013 Business Excellence Awards, which will handed out at a gala banquet at the community centre on Saturday, Nov. 2.

Here are the nominees:

Entrepreneurial Excellence Award – “Nominee has taken or overcome a risk to achieve success in their field. Shows exemplary initiatives in business. Demonstrates exceptional skills in providing the existing business to grow. The business must be less than two years old, or be an existing business that has developed a new product or service in the last two years.”

Eric Forgie of Specialized Refrigeration

Tammy Gibeault of All Good Things Revelstoke

Beau Miller of Beau’s Hot Yoga

Lindsay Kusy of Diva Den Day Spa

Ryan Corbett & Joel Chevrier of Kelly’s Bobcat Service

Ray Cooper of Ray’s Butcher Shop

Jean-Marc LaFlamme of Revelstoke Marketing

Eve Northmore of Revelstoke Property Services

Steve & Diane Bull of Style Trend Clothiers

The Taco Club Food Services Ltd

Matt Yaki of Wandering Wheels

Business Person of the Year: “This local businessperson is an excellent role model and is seen as a leader in the business community. Has a history of innovative ideas and business excellence. Nominee must be an active participant (owner/manager) in a for profit business.”

Emma Kirkland, Powder Springs/The Last Drop

Malcolm Bott, Universal Footwear Ltd

Peter Bernacki, Nu-Trend Construction

Nicolas Caron – Nico’s Pizzeria

Ray Cooper,  Ray’s Butcher Shop

Steve Hui, Pharmasave

Trevor English, Red Apple

Business of the Year: “Nominee has demonstrated all-round excellence through innovation, sustainable development, customer service, risk taking and community support.”

Beruschi Enterprises

Downie Timber Ltd

Grizzly Book & Serendipity Shop Ltd

McDonalds

Mt. Begbie Brewery Company Ltd

Revelstoke Equipment Rentals Ltd

Salon Safari & Academy

Score Constructions

Society Snow & Skate

The Cabin

The Modern Bakeshop & Café

The Nomad Food Co.

The Village Idiot Bar & Grill

Wildflower Wellness

Employee of the Year: “Nominee has demonstrated excellence and dedication to their employer, provided support to other employees and demonstrated excellent customer service skills.”

Angela Thompson – Best Western Plus Revelstoke

Brenda Goodman – RBC

Brent Lea –  Revelstoke Resort Shuttle Ltd

Chelsea Lamont – Best Western Plus

Illa Grier –The Nomad Restaurant

Jamie Hobgood – The Last Drop

Jennifer Howe – Grizzly Book & Serendipity Shop Ltd

Naomi Morgan – Powder Springs

Nicole Cherlet – Chantilly Kitchen Bed n Bath

Rob Elliot – Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Shirley Hansen – HUB International Barton Insurance

Victoria Leeson – The Last Drop & The Last Tee

Accommodations Excellence Award: “Nominee has demonstrated and consistently delivered a top quality product and outstanding customer service “

Adventurer’s Guest House

Best Western Plus Revelstoke

Coast Hillcrest Resort Hotel

Same Sun Hostel

Swiss Chalet Motel

The Regent Inn

Food Service Excellence Award: “Nominee exemplifies a commitment to excellence in the foodservice industry. This award is designed to recognize those facilities that take the initiative to go above and beyond in customer service, food preparation and execution.”

Big Eddy Market

Revelstoke Farm & Craft Market

Frisby Ridge Teriyaki Restaurant

La Baguette

The Modern Bakeshop & Café

Mountain Meals

Nico’s Pizzeria

Paramjit’s Kitchen

The Nomad Food Co.

Frontier Restaurant

Tourism and Attractions Excellence Award: “This category is open to attractions and cultural venues which contribute to the tourism experience and enhancement of the area. Attractions may be developed in conjunction with a natural attraction or on their own”

BC Hydro

Everything Revelstoke

Mt. Begbie Brewery Ltd

Revelstoke Nickelodeon

Revelstoke Museum & Archives

Revelstoke Railway Museum

Sky Trek Adventure Park

Retail and Service Excellence Award: “Nominee has demonstrated excellence in quality, value, innovative marketing and customer service. This business is proactive in market trends, provides a variety of products, stands behind their products and services, demonstrates a good value for the price, and establishes good relationships with its customers”

Beyond Gifts

Cooper’s Market

Grizzly Book & Serendipity Shop Ltd

Loki Tree Service

Salon Safari & Academy

Sangha Bean

Skookum Cycle & Ski

Society Snow & Skate

Style Trend Clothiers

Your Office and Art Centre

Industrial & Manufacturing Excellence Award: “Nominee must locally manufacture a quality product. Should benefit the economic base of Revelstoke, through the manufacturing of their product, and be a profitable and sustainable business.”

Downie Timber Ltd

East End Auto Body Shop Ltd

Kyle Buhler Cabinetry

Lortap Architectural Millwork

Mt Begbie Brewing Company

Revelstoke U-brew

Take to Heart Contracting

Home Based Business Excellence Award: “Nominee has demonstrated excellence in product innovation. A home operated business that consistently shows excellence and quality in service and merchandising. Must be a licensed home based business”

Diva Den Day Spa

Monashee Mountain Multimedia

Keri Knapp Photography – Revelstoke Photo

Revelstoke Property Services

Community Support Excellence Award: “Nominee has demonstrated support of Revelstoke through volunteer involvement and has enhanced or assisted our community through direct contribution to the quality of life within it”

Angelina Desgagnes – Rainbow Bright

Cheryl Fry

James Macdonald – A&W Manager

Jean-Marc La Flamme – Revelstoke Marketing

McDonald’s

Melissa Hemphill –  NCES

Revelstoke Credit Union

Roberta Bobicki – Revelstoke Credit Union

Rona Building Center

Youth Employer Award: “This award recognizes employers who are known to hire, mentor and create work experience opportunities for youth in our community. Youth is defined as those 12-30 years of age.”

Buns and Beyond Bakery

Cooper’s Market Ltd

McDonald’s

Roxy Theatre

Skytrek Adventure Park

Style Trend Clothiers

The Modern Bakeshop & Café

Best New or Renovated Building Design (New award): “Recognizing Revelstoke’s building and development trade in design excellence.“

Big Eddy Market

McDonald’s

Nico’s Pizza

Nu-Trend Construction Ltd

Revelstoke School District #19

The Cabin

Traverse Night Club

Tree Construction

VVI Construction Ltd

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